Riga Ghetto Museum

International conference “Holocaust museums and memorial places in post-communist countries – challenges and opportunities”



 International conference "Holocaust museums and memorial places in post-communist countries challenges and opportunities" takes place on June 04-05, 2012 in Riga. The conference emphasizes importance of the Holocaust remembrance in small European countries with overlapping memories. It will also focus on hidden resources for Holocaust remembrance and research in these countries, on the peculiarities of the Holocaust education and unknown pages of Resistance movement and heroism in ghettos and concentration camps. Session on informal Jewish education as a part of museums’ activities held by Melamedia International center is also included to the program. 

 

We are pleased to inform that specialists of Yad Vashem Center, Tel-Aviv University, Moscow Holocaust Center, The Latrun memorial for the fallen soldiers of the Armored Corps, European Holocaust museums, as well as Latvian and European scholars and public figures have proved their participation in the conference.

 

 

 

More information and registration by shamir@shamir.lv, +371-67270827

 

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